Health Disparities Journal Club
Summer 2022 l Virtual
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Course Instructor: Laundette Jones, PhD, MPH
Description: This 6-week journal club provides a foundation for understanding health disparities, social determinants of health, and their varying impacts. The course is introductory; the presentations and practical interactive discussions seek to stimulate interest, generate ideas for further study, and provide tools for effective communication on topics related to health disparities. One of Healthy People 2030’s overarching goals is specifically related to Social Determinants of Health (SDOH): “Create social, physical, and economic environments that promote attaining the full potential for health and well-being for all.” In this course, participants will gain an understanding of how achieving health equity requires a multi-pronged approach to improve health and reduce health disparities. The activities seek to stimulate interest, generate ideas for further study, and provide tools for effective communication on topics related to health disparities and the SDOH.
- Individuals with biomedical sciences background
- New to the field of health disparities
- Faculty interested in starting health disparities research
Every Thursday June 23 – Thursday July 28 l Noon-1 p.m. (6 weeks)